Prestat

 
 
ADDRESS
14 Princes Arcade, St James's, London SW1Y 6DS 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon to Fri 9.30am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm
 

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PrestatWith Roald Dahl and Her Majesty counted as just a couple of their biggest fans, this brightly-coloured, richly scented, teeny tiny chocolate shop tucked away in a corner of the Princes Arcade belies its significant status and reach. Prestat is one of the world's oldest and grandest chocolate companies. Founded in 1902 by French emigre, Monsieur Antoine Dufour (a former chocolatier to Napoleon III who stole the recipes from the French Court), Prestat's iconic gilt-embossed packaging continues to offer a striking visual reminder of its royal connections both past and present (Prestat are the official Purveyors of Fine Chocolates to the Queen). Famous favourites include vanilla ganache, marzipan, chocolate-dipped apricots and their world famous truffles.   

 

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Opening and closing times for Prestat

Today (Tuesday) Prestat closes at 18.00

Monday:

9.30
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18.00
 
 

Tuesday:

9.30
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18.00
 
 

Wednesday:

9.30
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18.00
 
 

Thursday:

9.30
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18.00
 
 

Friday:

9.30
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18.00
 
 

Saturday:

10.00
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17.00
 
 

Sunday:

Closed
 
 

LondonTown.com - Prestat Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Green Park Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arlington House Pure Parking
 
4 minutes walk
 
Burlington Car Park
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2014

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THE BEST

Hotels near Prestat

Near Prestat
Cavendish London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £113  22% off
81 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 1 minute from Prestat
Situated on prestigious Jermyn Street, in the heart of Piccadilly, the 4 star deluxe Cavendish Hotel is perfectly located for London's theatres, shops and arts. It ... More
 
 
 
Le Meridien Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £173  42% off
21 Piccadilly, W1J | 2 minutes from Prestat
A hotel that is distinctly in the old English style, with magnificent antique décor, staff who are attentive, discreet, and ever so polite and, most importantly, ... More
 
 
 
Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £33  24% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 2 minutes from Prestat
Café Royal is a 160-bedroom 5-star luxury hotel on Regent Street, in London's city centre overlooking Piccadilly Circus. The hotel has conference facilities, a cafe, bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Maison Du Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
45-46 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from Prestat
Extremely upmarket Piccadilly branch of the world-renowned Parisian chocolatiers. For some reason the shop staff all insist on speaking French to you despite the fact that ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Laduree
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
71-72 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from Prestat
This famous French patisserie dates back to 1862, when Louis Ernest Ladurée, a miller from southwest France, created a bakery at 16 rue Royale in Paris. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charbonnel et Walker
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Royal Arcade, Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S4BT | 3 minutes from Prestat
In 1875, at the behest of Edward VII, Mme Charbonnel quit her post at Parisian chocolatier Maison Boissier to set up a fine confectionary house in ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Prestat

The best shops and markets near Prestat
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hatchards
London > Shopping > Books
187 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from Prestat
The Ritz of bookshops - Hatchards is where the royal biographies feel at home and it's conveniently situated next door to Fortnum and Mason, coincidentally not ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Paxton & Whitfield
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
93 Jermyn Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Prestat
Specialising in French and English artisan cheeses, this historic venue served as cheesemonger to HM Queen Victoria. Pick up a selection of finest quality cheeses and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waterstone's - Piccadilly
London > Shopping > Books
203-206 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from Prestat
The biggest bookshop in Europe, Waterstone's - Piccadilly boasts a huge floorspace formerly occupied by Simpson's - the iconic menswear department store. This five-floor flagship store ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Prestat

Near Prestat
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urinetown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th September 2014 to 24th January 2015
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, Westminster, London W1D | 5 minutes from Prestat
After a hugely successful run at the St James Theatre at the beginning of 2014 Urinetown moves to the Apollo Theatre on 29th September 2014 making ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Scottsboro Boys
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th October 2014 to 21st February 2015
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, South Bank, London WC2H | 8 minutes from Prestat
It's 1931, nine young black men aged between 12 and 19 are travelling on a train through Scottsboro, looking for a new life. Following a sold ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 12 minutes from Prestat
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Prestat

Near Prestat
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 4 minutes from Prestat
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Comedy Store
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Prestat
The Comedy Store is the spiritual home of stand-up in the UK. Despite being the best large comedy venue in the country, the Store still succeeds ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prince of Wales Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Prestat
Theatres have stood on this spot since 1884, perfectly placed to draw the attention of the great crowds moving between Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square. The ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Prestat

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Prestat
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hauser & Wirth (Piccadilly)
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
196A Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from Prestat
Art-dealer, gallery-owner and collector Iwan Wirth was recently voted one of the ten most powerful people in the art world. Hauser & Wirth London opened at ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
White Cube Mason's Yard
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
25-26 Mason's Yard, Off Duke Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Prestat
In 2000, Jay Jopling's pioneering White Cube gallery - the spiritual home of the Young British Artists - upped sticks from its original home in St ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bowman Sculpture
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6 Duke Street, SW1Y | 2 minutes from Prestat
Bowman Sculpture in St James's is a presitgious gallery where art collectors with deep pockets can get their hands on an original Rodin. Specialising in 19th ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Prestat

What are the best dining options near Prestat London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Petrichor at The Cavendish London
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
81 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 1 minute from Prestat
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
3 Duke Of York Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Prestat
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
41 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from Prestat
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Prestat

Near Prestat
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 12 minutes from Prestat
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 13 minutes from Prestat
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 15 minutes from Prestat
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Prestat

Prestat gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Prestat
Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Prestat
Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 5 minutes from Prestat
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Prestat

The best pubs near London Prestat.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Prestat
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall, The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Prestat
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Prestat
If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little Sister. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Prestat

Prestat clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fortnum & Mason: 1707 Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
181 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1A | 1 minute from Prestat
The Fortnum's wine bar has had a makeover as part of the store's refurbishment in 2007, three hundred years after this grand old department store first ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Longitude 0°8
London > Nightlife > Bars
Le Meridien Piccadilly, 21 Piccadilly, W1J | 2 minutes from Prestat
The Le Meridien hotel's in-house bar, Longitude 0°8, is a stylish destination that uses music and lighting to offer a unique experience dependant on whether you ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mahiki
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Dover Street, Mayfair, , Mayfair, London W1S | 3 minutes from Prestat
A favourite with young royals - Princes Harry and William, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie have been spotted here... all at the same time. And ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Prestat

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Prestat.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from Prestat
Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, , Mayfair, London W1S | 3 minutes from Prestat
This long established night spot in Mayfair's Dover Street has been providing Londoners with a sophisticated setting to enjoy food, drink and live entertainment for 30 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Ritz Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 4 minutes from Prestat
World famous luxury hotel, right on Piccadilly, with a roof terrace looking across Green Park. The fine food (particularly the Afternoon Tea) at the Ritz attract ... More
 
 
 
 

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Maid in Heaven / En Plein Air In Hell
Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2014 

White Cube Mason's Yard 1 minute walk from Prestat

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Lynda Benglis: Planar Device
Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2014 

Thomas Dane 2 minutes walk from Prestat

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Nicole Farhi
Nicole Farhi
Exhibitions | Until 3rd October 2014 

Bowman Sculpture 2 minutes walk from Prestat

Fashion designer Nicole Farhi doesn't just create elegant, sophisticated clothes, she also studied sculpture under none other than the esteemed ...More

 
Radical Geometry: Modern Art of South America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection
Exhibitions | Until 28th September 2014 

Royal Academy of Arts 2 minutes walk from Prestat

This exhibition in The Sackler Wing of the Royal Academy of Arts explores the art produced between the 1930s and ...More

Dream, Draw, Work: Architectural Drawings By Norman Shaw RA
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2014 

Royal Academy of Arts 2 minutes walk from Prestat

Drawings by the late-19th-century British architect known for designing country houses such as Cragside in Northumberland, and renovating the area ...More

Flowers Of The Forest
Theatre | Until 18th October 2014 

Jermyn Street Theatre 2 minutes walk from Prestat

John Van Drutten's drama exploring the long-lasting devastation of war, set in both 1930s London and First World War-era Sussex....More

Salon Des Artistes: The Black Cat Cabaret
Theatre | Until 20th December 2014 

Oscar Wilde Bar at Hotel Cafe Royal 3 minutes walk from Prestat

Enjoy cabaret and a late night after party in the historic Oscar Wilde Bar (formerly the Grill Room) at Hotel ...More

The Vodka Martinis
Concerts | On 23rd September 2014 

Dover Street Restaurant and Bar 3 minutes walk from Prestat

The group performs swing and soul covers....More

AES+F
AES+F
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2014 

Royal Academy Of Arts at 6 Burlington Gardens 3 minutes walk from Prestat

Uber cool Russian art collective AES+F, the Moscow-based group comprised of Tatiana Arzamasova, Lev Evzovich, Evgeny Svyatsky and Vladimir Fridkes, ...More

 
The 39 Steps
The 39 Steps
Theatre | Until 28th March 2015 

Criterion Theatre 4 minutes walk from Prestat

Hitchcock's 1935 movie is a masterpiece of sustained adventure, as the hero - framed for murder - becomes both pursuer ...More

 
 
 
 
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